Ashland City in Cheatham County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Cheatham County Courthouse
Located on this three-acre site, the original 42' x 48' brick structure was completed in 1869 at a cost of $12,000. The first-floor offices and the courtroom on the second floor of the original structure are still in use today. The front addition, designed by architect R. E. Turbeville, was added in 1914 at a cost of $25,000. On December 12, 1976, the courthouse was listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3C 60.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Law Enforcement. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
Location. 36° 16.487′ N, 87° 3.846′ W. Marker is in Ashland City, Tennessee, in Cheatham County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (Tennessee Route 12) and Sycamore Street, on the left when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Public Square, Ashland City TN 37015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of J.W. Johns, Jr. Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Jefferson Stump (approx. 0.2 miles away); Braxton Lee Homestead (approx. one mile away); Sycamore Mill (approx. 3.2 miles away); Harpeth Shoals (approx. 5.4 miles away); Neptune (approx. 7.6 miles away); Pleasant View (approx. 8.4 miles away); Clifton Forebears are Buried in Old Church Cemetery to Southeast (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashland City.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 2. submitted on December 30, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 3. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.